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Nintendo Downloads - January 12, 2017

by Donald Theriault - January 12, 2017, 6:05 am EST
Total comments: 5 Source: Nintendo

It's beginning to look a lot like Switchmas.

It's a very light week on the new downloads front - almost as if developers had a reason to hold off. Both North America and Europe get a new puzzle game published by the fine folk at Choice Provisions - Shift DX, which Neal helpfully reviewed for us.

There's still a Virtual Console release for North America, as Europe's beta test on F-Zero X concluded to allow it across the pond. Given the lack of new F-Zero releases (or is that ending tonight...?) it's nice to get your X Cup and Death Race on sometimes. As a bonus, it's available for less if you snagged it for the Wii off Club Nintendo.

Europe trades F-Zero for the strategic sequel action of Mercenaries Saga 3.

North America

3DS eShop

Shift DX ($4.99)

Wii U Virtual Console

F-Zero X (N64) ($9.99; $2 upgrade eligible)

Sales and Price Drops

Highlights: The January Digital Deals are active until January 25.

Full spreadsheet


3DS eShop

Mercenaries Saga 3 (€5.99/£5.89)

Shift DX (€4.99/£4)

Sales and Price Drops

Curve Digital titles are €1.99/£1.59 until 19 January.

Drinkbox Studios titles (Severed, Guacamelee STCE) are 30% off until 26 January.

Two Tribes titles are on sale until 9 February.

ittle Dew is 30% off until 19 January.

Japanese Rail Sim 3D: Journey to Kyoto is 50% off until 31 January.

Aenigma Os is 40% off until 11 February.

MSL titles are on sale until 9 February.

EnjoyUp Games titles are on sale until 8 February.

Joindots titles are on sale until 19 January.

Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D is 50% off until 19 January.


fred13January 12, 2017

Rayman Legends is on Sale!!!
That is a great game. If you don't have it yet, it'll carry you over till you get a switch

rlse9January 12, 2017

Is it just me or have most of the games in the January Digital Deals been on sale previously for lower prices?  Of the ones I own, I'm pretty sure I paid less than the current prices.

SorenJanuary 12, 2017

Yeah the sale is a bit underwhelming because these games have been cheaper before. Rayman Legends has been $10 at least once or twice.

Discord.RSSJanuary 12, 2017

Can vouch for Severed being pretty fantastic, and Octodad is a lot of fun, especially in multiplayer. Has anyone played The Swapper and/or Nova-111 here? Thoughts?

Smash_Dojo_Bro_23January 12, 2017

Ahhh F-Zero X. Brings back so many great memories! Thrilling racer and still holds up to this day  8)

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